Ruins of Varennes


Charcoal and ink wash on white board. The ruined village of Varennes, France is visible on the far side of a canal bordered by a wall. The buildings are shell-torn and debris spills out in to the road running beside the river.

Date Made: 1918

Artist: Peixotto, Ernest Clifford

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: France: Grand Est, Varennes-en-ArgonneFrance: Aire

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25860Catalog Number: 25860Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: charcoal (overall production method/technique)paper (overall material)ink wash (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 15 5/8 in x 21 in; 39.6875 cm x 53.34 cm


Record Id: nmah_445357

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